Bengaluru’s Rohingyas have no access to basic facilities

Lockdown ended rag picking, their source of income Bengaluru: Rohingya refugees living in Dasarahalli near Hebbal are struggling to make a living because they are not entitled to any facilities. Tagged illegal immigrants on Indian soil, they cannot avail of rations or basic medical facilities. The only identity they hold is the United Nations Human […]

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Labourers from Jharkhand stuck in Maharashtra for three weeks

Despite social media outreach and other calls for help spanning over three weeks, migrants from Jharkhand are still waiting for  relief. By Niket Nishant April 14, 2020 About 60 migrant workers from Godda district in Jharkhand are stuck in Thane, Maharashtra amid the nationwide lockdown over Covid-19. Despite reaching out to authorities in Jharkhand, they are […]

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Bitter border brawl gets a break

Despite the anti-migrant sentiment and demand for the passage of the Person of Goan Origin (POGO) bill, migrants in Goa get welfare benefits. By Pradnya Desai Bengaluru, April 14, 2020 Karnataka migrants stranded in Goa breathe a sigh of relief on receiving a helping hand from the Goa government, despite the bitterness between the two states following […]

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